Re: [2.6 patch] mark virt_to_bus/bus_to_virt as __deprecated on i386

From: Dave Jones
Date: Fri Nov 18 2005 - 19:40:11 EST

On Sat, Nov 19, 2005 at 01:34:35AM +0100, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 17, 2005 at 08:03:54PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >
> > > The deprecated warnings are so easy to filter out, so I don't think
> > > noise is a good argument. I see them all the time too.
> >
> > That works for you and me. But how to train all those people who write
> > warny patches?
> Would it work to use -Werror only on some parts of the kernel.
> Thinking of teaching kbuild to recursively apply a flags to gcc.

Only if you also add a load of gcc switches to disable some
of the more pointless warnings, and also can live with released
kernels breaking each time a new gcc gets released.

It's an uphill battle, which is why I only suggested it in
a humourous context.


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